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Total crime 1%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 3%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsSunset Heights/100k peopleEl Paso/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12,8002,472 (estimate)1,8642,8102,489
Murder40n/a5.84.95.0
Rape310n/a45.151.142.6
Robbery338n/a49.2100.081.6
Assault1,734n/a252.5263.0250.2
Violent crime2,422308 (estimate)353419379
Burglary1,048n/a152.6392.8340.5
Theft8,479n/a1,234.61,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft851n/a123.9267.2219.9
Property crime10,3782,164 (estimate)1,5112,3912,110

Key findings

  • Sunset Heights crime rates are 1% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sunset Heights are 19% lower than the national average
  • In Sunset Heights you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sunset Heights is safer than 68% of the cities in Texas
  • Year over year crime in El Paso has decreased by 1%

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The Sunset Heights crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sunset Heights as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Sunset Heights crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Sunset Heights (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sunset Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sunset Heights is 1 in 325
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sunset Heights is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sunset Heights is 1 in 41

      Year Over Year Crime In El Paso (per 100,000 people)

      El Paso police department

      ItemSunset HeightsEl PasoTexas
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,25446,020
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.93.0

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      There are a total of 95,281 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 443 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Elizario, TX9,14499372471
      Socorro, TX32,988123858982
      Prado Verde, TX2561751,0011,177
      Sunland Park, NM15,5883591,0441,403
      Vinton, TX1,5492181,2441,462
      La Union, NM1,3784441,6602,104
      Westway, TX4,1074352,4832,919
      El Paso, TX678,0583531,5111,864

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Detroit, MI683,4431,9654,3036,268
      Seattle, WA668,8495854,4965,081
      Denver, CO663,3037493,7444,492
      Washington, DC659,0099774,2465,223
      Boston, MA658,2796222,0162,639
      El Paso, TX678,0583531,5111,864
      Source: The Sunset Heights, El Paso, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.